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First party cookies
|Session cookie||JSESSIONID||This cookie contains a randomly generated number and allows the browser to remember your selections. It expires when you close the browser and contains no personally identifiable information.||When you exit your browser|
Third party cookies
|These cookies are used to collect anonymous website statistics such as the number of visitors in a month, average duration of visits and popular pages viewed. This data is used to review and improve the site.||30 minutes to 2 years|
|Used for anonymous analytics and to facilitate user log in when commenting on blog posts.||30 minutes to 2 years|
|Addthis.com||[Dependent on social networks used for sharing]||[We have disabled the standard set of addthis.com cookies. However, if you share pages via social networks, cookies may be placed by addthis.com as well as the social network in question, in accordance with their respective privacy policies.]||[Dependent on social networks used for sharing]|
|Enable sharing of bog posts on twitter||18 months|
|YouTube.com||[Disabled]||[We embed videos in YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode]||[Disabled]|
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